The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 547 509 540
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 56 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.088% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 24
Average daily rate £399 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £317 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11153 8834 10500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.40% 18.18% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6292 4675 5421
Average daily rate £375 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 493 576
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 52 £399 +5.76% 20
South East +2 19 £388 -0.64% 1
London -41 18 £400 +6.66% 11
Hampshire +2 7 £338 +1.50%
South West -19 5 £425 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £425 -
City of London -11 3 £400 - 3
East of England -31 3 £313 -
Wales - 3 £425 -
South Wales - 3 £425 -
Bridgend - 3 £425 -
West Midlands -6 2 £381 +17.30%
Berkshire -7 2 £325 -23.52%
Wiltshire -17 2 - -
Reading - 2 £325 -
Surrey -15 1 £401 -23.71% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £475 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Camberley - - - -

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification.

1 91 (84.26%) Oracle
2 72 (66.67%) OCP
3 61 (56.48%) Oracle Database
4 50 (46.30%) Windows
5 47 (43.52%) UNIX
6 46 (42.59%) SQL
7 43 (39.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 40 (37.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 37 (34.26%) Linux
10 34 (31.48%) Data Guard
11 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 31 (28.70%) Oracle RAC
13 29 (26.85%) ITIL
14 28 (25.93%) OCA
14 28 (25.93%) Oracle RMAN
15 27 (25.00%) Solaris
16 24 (22.22%) HP
17 23 (21.30%) Red Hat
17 23 (21.30%) VMware
17 23 (21.30%) Finance
18 22 (20.37%) SAN
18 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
19 21 (19.44%) Clustering
19 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
20 20 (18.52%) Perl
21 19 (17.59%) EMC
22 18 (16.67%) Shell Script
22 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
23 17 (15.74%) IBM

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.96%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (3.70%) IIS
6 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.78%) Apache
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.93%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.93%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.85%) MS Project
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) SAN
2 14 (12.96%) NAS
3 7 (6.48%) DNS
4 3 (2.78%) LDAP
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) SSL
5 2 (1.85%) DHCP
5 2 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (0.93%) FTP
6 1 (0.93%) HTTP
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (56.48%) Oracle Database
2 43 (39.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 40 (37.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
5 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (2.78%) MySQL
13 2 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (1.85%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.93%) Maven
2 1 (0.93%) Ant
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.93%) JConsole
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) DBA
2 43 (39.81%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (13.89%) Consultant
4 9 (8.33%) Administrator
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) UNIX Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Senior DBA
6 7 (6.48%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 7 (6.48%) Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.70%) Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior SQL DBA
8 4 (3.70%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (2.78%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 3 (2.78%) Software Consultant
9 3 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) Middleware
1 6 (5.56%) POSIX
2 5 (4.63%) Java EE
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (4.63%) Java EE 5
3 4 (3.70%) WebCenter
3 4 (3.70%) Web Services
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Streams
3 4 (3.70%) Java SE
4 3 (2.78%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) XSLT
5 2 (1.85%) JPA
5 2 (1.85%) JMS
5 2 (1.85%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.93%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.93%) Spring
6 1 (0.93%) COM+
6 1 (0.93%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Clustering
2 13 (12.04%) CLARiiON
3 12 (11.11%) Replication
4 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) HACMP
6 1 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) DataPower
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (46.30%) Windows
2 47 (43.52%) UNIX
3 37 (34.26%) Linux
4 27 (25.00%) Solaris
5 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (15.74%) HPUX
7 11 (10.19%) VMS
7 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (6.48%) AIX
11 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) ITIL
2 21 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (12.96%) Load Balancing
5 13 (12.04%) Asset Management
6 11 (10.19%) Migration
6 11 (10.19%) Service Management
6 11 (10.19%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.41%) Database Security
7 8 (7.41%) SOA
8 6 (5.56%) Database Tuning
8 6 (5.56%) Project Management
8 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.63%) Data Management
9 5 (4.63%) BPEL
10 4 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.70%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.59%) SQL
2 20 (18.52%) Perl
3 18 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 16 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 10 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.26%) Java
6 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.78%) C
8 2 (1.85%) XQuery
9 1 (0.93%) Jython
9 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 72 (66.67%) OCP
2 28 (25.93%) OCA
3 16 (14.81%) Degree
4 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.41%) Sun Certification
7 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.63%) MCITP
8 5 (4.63%) MCSA
9 4 (3.70%) OCAJ
10 2 (1.85%) RHCE
10 2 (1.85%) PMP
10 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CIMA
11 1 (0.93%) MCSE
11 1 (0.93%) MCP
11 1 (0.93%) ACCA
11 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (28.70%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (25.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (13.89%) VMware ESX
5 11 (10.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (4.63%) vSphere
8 4 (3.70%) XenServer
8 4 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.70%) vCloud
8 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.85%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.93%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 34 (31.48%) Data Guard
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.70%) MIIS
5 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.78%) Legato
6 3 (2.78%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.85%) SCCM
7 2 (1.85%) SCOM
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.93%) MOM
8 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 91 (84.26%) Oracle
2 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.22%) HP
4 23 (21.30%) Red Hat
4 23 (21.30%) VMware
5 19 (17.59%) EMC
6 17 (15.74%) IBM
7 16 (14.81%) Sun
7 16 (14.81%) Veritas
8 14 (12.96%) F5
9 13 (12.04%) Cisco
10 5 (4.63%) Citrix
10 5 (4.63%) Remedy
11 4 (3.70%) Symantec
12 2 (1.85%) NetApp
12 2 (1.85%) Cognos
12 2 (1.85%) JBoss
12 2 (1.85%) SAP
13 1 (0.93%) Altiris
13 1 (0.93%) Sophos
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